Pregnancy

Pregnancy and cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Pregnancy and cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Take steps to avoid 'cold sores' or the Cytomegalo virus (CMV) when pregnant. Continue reading

Birth Plan

Contraceptive implant training required

GPs warned that they could be at risk of being sued by patients. Continue reading

Paternity benefit

Am I entitled to any paternity benefits?

Find out about your paternity rights in the UK. Continue reading

Can I take ibuprofen while I’m breastfeeding?

Can I take ibuprofen while I’m breastfeeding?

Yes, you can take ibuprofen as long as you do not have an active stomach ulcer or asthma that

Why can’t you answer my pregnancy questions?

Why can’t you answer my pregnancy questions?

In some cases, no evidence is available to answer your question. In others, some knowledge may

How do you catch chickenpox?

How do you catch chickenpox?

If you’re not immune to chickenpox, you can easily catch it through close contact with someone

What are the risks of shingles during pregnancy?

What are the risks of shingles during pregnancy?

You can only get shingles if you've already had chickenpox because they're both caused by the same virus: the herpes varicella-zoster virus (VZV). Continue reading

Is it safe to take heartburn medicine during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take heartburn medicine during pregnancy?

Antacids and alginates are safe during pregnancy, but always check with your GP. Continue reading

What are my pain relief options during labour?

What are my pain relief options during labour?

Pain relief options for labour. Continue reading

Can I take ibuprofen when I’m pregnant?

Can I take ibuprofen when I’m pregnant?

It depends on what stage of pregnancy you're at. Continue reading